Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 509 -- Income Tax:  Volunteers at Public Schools

Co-Sponsors:  Johnson (61), Gambaro, Curls, Carnahan, Coleman,
Shelton, Johnson (90)

This bill authorizes a state income tax credit for employers who
allow employees paid leave for the purpose of volunteering at
public elementary or secondary schools.

The tax credit will be equal to $12.50 for each hour of paid
leave allowed or $5,000, whichever is less.  No more than $5
million of tax credits may be issued statewide per year.

The taxpayer must be certified for the credit through the
Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.

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